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PART TIME ADMIN POSITION

We have an admin position available for 3 hours a day, 3 days a week. You will need to be computer literate and able to use email, Word and Excel. Training will be given on the Clinical system. Please apply with your cv and a covering letter to The Practice Manager either by post or email to: thecedars.surgery@nhs.net

The Cedars Surgery is a training practice

In association with:

Kent Surrey & Sussex GP Deanery and Canterbury Christ Church University

Currently training under supervision:

Dr David Keane, GP in Specialist Training Year 1

Miss Khadija Mohamud, Physician Associate Student Year 1 (previous degree Medical Physiology)

Miss Gregoria Gati, Physician Associate Student Year 1 (previous degree Medical Physiology)

Trainees you may see at our surgery:

FY2 - These are fully qualified doctors who have worked at least one year as hospital doctors. They work under supervision.

ST1, ST2, ST3 - Doctors in specialist training in General Practice. The number next to ST indicates the year of training they are currently in.

PA - Physicians associates - This is a new and exciting role in the NHS.

Physician Associates are collaborative healthcare professionals with a generalist medical education, who work alongside doctors, GP's and surgeons providing medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team.

If you see any of our trainees and have any concerns please speak to a member of the reception staff.

Your opinion is extremely valuable and we will often request feedback from patients regarding our trainees.

Improved Access

Many more GP appointments now available in Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley

We are delighted to announce that from 1st October 2018, you can book to be seen by a GP, nurse and other health professionals until 8pm Monday to Friday, and at weekends and bank holidays.

This is part of a national drive to improve access to GP services and give people the opportunity to see health professionals at a time that suits them.

The appointments won't always be at this surgery, but your notes will available to the GP, nurse or other health professional, providing you give your consent.

To find out more, and book one of these appointments, please contact us and speak to the receptionist, who will help you see the right person for your needs.

We will offer the new appointments routinely but please tell us if you particularly need a Saturday, Sunday or evening slot. We will also tell you where the appointment will be. 

Please ring NHS111 as usual if you need medical assistance when we are closed and it cannot wait until we re-open.

Healthera

This is the new app available to keep track of your repeat medications, nominate your preferred pharmacy and order your medication. 

It is available from the App Store


Patient On-Line Services 

If you would like to access on-line services please come in to reception with photo id and we will provide you with the details you require. Once you have completed the sign up process you will have access to your patient summary as well as being able to book and cancel appointments and order repeat medication.

Tuesday 4th December 2018

The Surgery will be closed from 12.30pm, re-opening at 8am on Wednesday 5th December 2018, for staff training. In the event of a medical emergency please call NHS 111.

FLU SEASON

Flu season is fast approaching and we are booking appointments for flu jabs. Come and support your local GP Practice. Have your flu jab here. Qualified nurses and doctors are on site during clinic sessions, with access to your medical records.

TELEPHONE CALL RECORDING

We record all incoming and outgoing telephone calls for training and monitoring purposes.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

HEALTH HELP NOW

Find the right health service online - anytime

See under Further Information to the right of this page


Worried about someone you know?

Kent County Counncil have staff available 24 hours a day. To report abuse of an adult or child follow the link:

http://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/report-abuse

TEXT MESSAGING

We will shortly be using a text messaging service to remind patients of their appointments and to invite them to book for various clinics. Please make sure that we have your correct mobile number. If you wish to opt out of this service please do so at Reception.




CQC Visit

The Surgery was inspected by the Care Quality Commission on October 7th 2014 and in all areas received a grading of "Good". You can read the full report here:

CQC Quality Report - The Cedars Surgery

Online Access to Medical Records

From 31st March 2015 patients will be able to access their online Patient Summery data as well as book appointments and order repeat prescriptions. Sign up at Reception (you will need photo id). If you are already signed up to online services you will be required to provide photo id to access the new service. 

BLOOD PRESSURE

When did you last have your blood pressure checked? Come in to the surgery and use the BP machine (ask at Reception). If you have your own BP monitor please bring in your readings so we can update your records. 

Patient Participation Group

If you would be interested in joining our PPG please click on the link on the right hand side of this page or ask in the Surgery. 

 

UNWANTED APPOINTMENTS

You can now cancel your unwanted appointment by text messge on:

07551 392114

Include the date & time of the appt, who your appt is with and your initials and date of birth.

Please do not use this number for anything else.

DEMENTIA FRIENDS

We have a number of trained Dementia Friends at the Surgery

See the Dementia Diary produced by the Swanley Dementia Friendly Community Forum

 Dementia_Diary_2015_to_2017

24hr Dementia Helpline: 0800 500 3014

HEALTH HELP NOW

An innovative new service launched by the NHS to help you find the right treatment.

Health Help Now News

Opening Hours

Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

 

(Site updated 11/12/2018)
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